A new start for Waymon & Earline

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey my grandparents lost their home in Splendora, Texas. They've lived in the same ranch styled house for forty years and lost everything in a blink of an eye.  Devastating flood waters tore through my hometown, and the house I grew up in. They were only able to save a few belongings before the flood water reached inside of the house. This was the quickest the water from the near by creek had ever risen, and the furthest it had ever been out of its banks. The house was a complete loss after receiving a total of five feet of water inside.  Fortunately, they do have insurance that'll cover some of the damages, but my family doesn't believe it'll cover the cost of a new home. Imagine having to start all over, and rebuild a home at their age. It is too overwhelming for them to burden on their own.  They are currently living with my parents, and are doing well, but the task of rebuilding is too much.  It has put a lot of stress on my grandparents, as well as my parents.  I'm reaching out in hopes to raise enough money to relieve some of that stress, and maybe help them recover some of the things lost.

They tried tried their best to put stuff up away from the water, but it all got destroyed.

They tried tried their best to put stuff up away from the water, but it all got destroyed.

They had started to clean up, but the insurance adjuster said to stop. The water contaminants were hazardous.

The water line on the outside of the house.

As the flood water went down.This is where our propane tank was at one time. It is gone now. Only the line to the house remains.


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    • $75 
    • 41 mos
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    • $50 
    • 41 mos
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    • $50 
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    • $100 
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    • $50 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tim Dockens 
Splendora, TX
Bonnie Hubbard 
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